Luca Rossi

Luca Rossi, PhD

Associate Professor

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S

Building: 4D25

Phone: +45 7218 5036

Information Desk: 72185000

Research Group Coordinator

Human-Centered Data Science

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Luca Rossi

Associate Professor

  • Digital Design
  • NEtwoRks, Data, and Society
  • Human-Centered Data Science
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Phone: +45 7218 5036



Analysis of Multiplex Social Networks with R

Magnani, M., Rossi, L. & Vega, D., 2 Jun 2021, In: Journal of Statistical Software. 98, 8

Community Detection in Multiplex Networks

Magnani, M., Hanteer, O., Interdonato, R., Rossi, L. & Tagarelli, A., May 2021, In: ACM Computing Surveys. 54, 3, 48.

Invisible Data: A Framework for Understanding Visibility Processes in Social Media Data

Neumayer, C., Rossi, L. & David M., S., 1 Jan 2021, In: Social Media + Society. 7, 1

Distortions of political bias in crowdsourced misinformation flagging

Coscia, M. & Rossi, L., 10 Jun 2020, In: Journal of the Royal Society. Interface. 17, 167

A Twitter-based study of the European Internet of Things

Ustek-Spilda, F., Vega, D., Magnani, M., Rossi, L., Shklovski, I., Lehuede, S. & Powell, A., 2020, In: Information Systems Frontiers. 1, 15

It takes a village to manipulate the media: coordinated link sharing behavior during 2018 and 2019 Italian elections.

Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Rossi, L. & Marino, G., 2020, In: Information, Communication & Society. 1, 25, p. 867 891 p.

An Analysis of the Consequences of the General Data Protection Regulation on Social Network Research

Kotsios, A., Magnani, M., Rossi, L., Shklovski, I. & D'aurelio, D. V., Dec 2019, In: ACM Transactions on Social Computing. 2, 3, 12.

The Impact of Projection and Backboning on Network Topologies

Coscia, M. & Rossi, L., 27 Aug 2019, International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining. Association for Computing Machinery

An Innovative Way to Model Twitter Topic-Driven Interactions Using Multiplex Networks

Hanteer, O. & Rossi, L., 6 Jun 2019, Frontiers in Big Data. Workshop Proceedings of the 13th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. Frontiers

‘Fake news’ is the invention of a liar: How false information circulates within the hybrid news system

Giglietto, F., Iannelli, L., Valeriani, A. & Rossi, L., 8 Apr 2019, In: Current Sociology. p. 1-18

Multi-Party Media Partisanship Attention Score. Estimating Partisan Attention of News Media Sources Using Twitter Data in the Lead-up to 2018 Italian Election

Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. & Rossi, L., 1 Apr 2019, In: Comunicazione Politica. p. 85-108

The Meaning of Dissimilar: An Evaluation of Various Similarity Quantification Approaches Used to Evaluate Community Detection Solutions

Hanteer, O. & Rossi, L., 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE/ACM International Conference onAdvances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining(ASONAM 2019). Spezzano, F., Chen, W. & Xiao, X. (eds.). Association for Computing Machinery, p. 513-518 5 p.

Benchmarking API Costs of Network Sampling Strategies

Coscia, M. & Rossi, L., 14 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, BigData 2018. IEEE

‘Brussels will land on its feet like a cat’: motivations for memefying #Brusselslockdown

Jensen, M., Neumayer, C. & Rossi, L., 18 Jun 2018, In: Information, Communication & Society. p. 1-17 17 p.

Images of protest in social media: Struggle over visibility and visual narratives

Neumayer, C. & Rossi, L., 26 Apr 2018, In: New Media & Society. p. 1-18

Comfortably Numb: Danish Teens' Attitudes, Towards Social Media Platforms

Villebro, M., Shklovski, I., Rossi, L. & Bjørstorp, A., 2018, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society. Association for Computing Machinery, p. 187-196

Facebook digital traces for survey research: Assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of a Facebook ad–based procedure for recruiting online survey respondents in niche and difficult-to-reach populations

Iannelli, L., Giglietto, F., Rossi, L. & Zurovac, E., 2018, In: Social Science Computer Review.

From Interaction to Participation: The Role of the Imagined Audience in Social Media Community Detection and an Application to Political Communication on Twitter

Hanteer, O., Rossi, L., D'aurelio, D. V. & Magnani, M., 2018, 2018 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) . IEEE

Facebook - ftw! A comparative content analysis of party leaders on Facebook during 2011/2015 DK election

Schwartz, S. A. & Rossi, L., 8 Oct 2017.

Multiple Social Networks, Data Models and Measures for

Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 17 Mar 2017, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining. Alhajj, R. & Rokne, J. (eds.). New York: Springer Publishing Company, 8 p.

Openness to other People's Opinions in Online Debate

Løvlie, A. S. & Rossi, L., 10 Nov 2016.

15 years of protest and media technologies scholarship: A sociotechnical timeline

Neumayer, C. & Rossi, L., 14 Sep 2016, In: Social Media + Society. 2, 3

Multilayer Social Networks

Dickison, M., Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 20 Jul 2016, New York: Cambridge University Press. 203 p.

Networked Intimacy. Intimacy and Friendship among Italian Facebook users

Farci, M., Rossi, L., Boccia Artieri, G. & Giglietto, F., 30 Jun 2016, In: Information, Communication & Society. 18 p.

Social Media Use & Political engagement in Denmark: Report 2016

Mahnke, M., Schwartz, S. A. & Rossi, L., 10 Mar 2016, 5 p.

Comparing Facebook and Twitter during the 2013 General Election in Italy

Rossi, L. & Orefice, M., 2016, The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics. Bruns, A., Enli, G., Skogerbo, E., Larsson, A. O. & Christensen, C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 434-446

Contested Hashtags: Blockupy Frankfurt in Social Media

Neumayer, C., Rossi, L. & Karlsson, B., 2016, In: International Journal of Communication. 10, p. 5558–5579

From moon to comet landing: re-imagining (scientific) media events in the age of Twitter.

Giglietto, F. & Rossi, L., 2016.

Images of protest in contested social media: Production, propagation, and narratives

Neumayer, C., Rossi, L. & Vulpuis, J., 2016, AoIR Selected Paper of Internet Research 2016: The 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Berlin, Vol. 6.

The Shadow of Big Data: Data-Citizenship and Exclusion

Rossi, L., Hjelholt, M. & Neumayer, C., 2016.

When the police hijacked #Blockupy Frankfurt

Neumayer, C., Rossi, L. & Karlsson, B., 2016, The Democratic Public Sphere : Current Challenges and Prospects. Kaare Nielsen, H., Fiig, C., Loftager, J., Olesen, T., Løhmann Stephensen, J. & Sørensen, M. P. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 405-431

Towards effective visual analytics on multiplex and multilayer networks

Rossi, L. & Magnani, M., Mar 2015, In: Chaos, Solitons & Fractals. 72, p. 68-76 8 p.

Chiacchierare con le immagini, l'uso delle fotografie nei servizi di microblogging

Rossi, L., 2015, Gli effetti sociali del web. Forme della comunicazione e metodologie della ricerca online: Social effects of the Web. Forms of communication and research methods for online research.. Edizioni FrancoAngeli, p. 135

Descrivere un Social Network Site: un approccio empirico

Rossi, L., Di Lascio, F. M. L., Pacelli, B. & Magnani, M., 2015, Gli effetti sociali del web. Forme della comunicazione e metodologie della ricerca online. Boccia Artieri, G. (ed.). Edizioni FrancoAngeli, p. 52-62

Cyberprotest: Protest in the Digital Age

Rossi, L. & Boccia Artieri, G., 2014, MEDIA AND REVOLT: Strategies and Performances from the 1960s to the Present. Fahlenbrach, K., Sivertsen, E. & Werenskjold, R. (eds.). Berghahn Books, p. 336-350 14 p. (Protest, Culture & Society, Vol. 11).

Facebook, Twitter and co. Una mutazione possibile per la ricerca sociale

Boccia Artieri, G., Giglietto, F. & Rossi, L., 2014, Galassia Facebook. Comunicazione e vita quotidiana. Fiorentino, G. & Pireddu, M. (eds.). Roma: Edizioni FrancoAngeli, p. 73-91 18 p.

Intimità connessa. Intimità e amicizia tra gli utenti italiani di Facebook

Boccia Artieri, G., Farci, M., Giglietto, F. & Rossi, L., 2014, Pubbliche intimità. L'affettivo quotidiano nei siti di Social Network. Greco, G. (ed.). Edizioni FrancoAngeli, p. 183-202


Celli, F. & Rossi, L., 2014, In: Computational Intelligence. 31, 1, p. 184-200 16 p., 7.

Multiple social networks, data models and measures

Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 2014, Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining. Alhajj, R. & Rokne, J. (eds.). Springer

Conversation retrieval for microblogging sites

Magnani, M., Montesi, D. & Rossi, L., 1 Feb 2013, In: Information Retrieval. 15, 3-4, p. 354-372 19 p.

Factors Enabling Information Propagation in a Social Network Site

Magnani, M., Montesi, D. & Rossi, L., 2013, The Influence of Technology on Social Network Analysis and Mining. Springer VS, p. 411-426 16 p.

Formation of multiple networks

Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 2013, 6th International Conference, SBP 2013, Washington, DC, USA, April 2-5, 2013. Proceedings. Springer, p. 257-264 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

Pareto Distance for Multi-layer Network Analysis

Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 2013, Social Computing, Behavioral-Cultural Modeling and Prediction. Greenberg, A. M., Kennedy, W. G. & Bos, N. D. (eds.). Springer, Vol. 7812. p. 249-256 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

The Genesis of Crisis Communication in Twitter: from Witnesses to Gatewatchers

Rossi, L. & Zurovac, E., 2013, In: Selected Papers of Internet Research. 4 p.

The Open Laboratory: Limits and Possibilities of Using Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube as a Research Data Source

Giglietto, F., Rossi, L. & Bennato, D., 2013, In: Journal of Technology in Human Services. 30, 3-4, p. 145-159 15 p.

The role of Emotional Stability in Twitter Conversations.

Celli, F. & Rossi, L., 2013, Proceedings of Workshop on Semantic Analysis in Social Media, in conjunction with EACL 2012. Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 10-17

Conversation practices and network structure in Twitter

Rossi, L. & Magnani, M., 2012, Proceedings of the Sixth International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012), 4-8 June 2012, Dublin, Ireland. AAAI Press, p. 563-566

Ethics and interdisciplinarity in computational social science.

Giglietto, F. & Rossi, L., 2012, In: Methodological Innovations. 7, 1, p. 25-36

Conversation Retrieval from Twitter

Nunziante, G., Magnani, M., Montesi, D. & Rossi, L., 2011, Advances in Information Retrieval, The 33rd European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR 2011).. Clough, P., Foley, C., Gurrin, G., Jones, K., Lee, H. & Murdoch, V. (eds.). Springer VS

Framing the Game: Four Game-Related Approaches to Goffman's Frames.

Glas, R., Jørgensen, K., Mortensen, T. E. & Rossi, L., 2011, Online Gaming in Context: The social and cultural significance of online games. Crawford, G., Gosling, V. K. & Light, B. (eds.). London: Routledge

Information propagation enablers in a Social Network Sites

Magnani, M., Montesi, D. & Rossi, L., 2011, Social Networks Analysis and Mining. Tansel, O. (ed.). Springer VS

rescatemineros: global media events in the microblogging age.

Rossi, L., Magnani, M. & Iadarola, B., 2011, Selected Papers of Internet Research. Fragoso, S., Herman, W., Bruns, A., O'Riordan, K. & Williams, J. (eds.).

The ML-model for multi-layer social networks

Magnani, M. & Rossi, L., 2011, The 2011 International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining. IEEE Computer Society Press

Friendfeed Breaking News: death of a public figure

Magnani, M., Montesi, D. & Rossi, L., 2010, Second IEEE International Conference on Social Computing. IEEE Computer Society Press, p. 528-533 6 p.

Information propagation analysis in a social network site

Rossi, L., Magnani, M. & Montesi, D., 2010, 2010 International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining. IEEE Computer Society Press, p. 296-300 5 p.

Reproductive Culture and young generations: communication strategies of fertility preservation

Rossi, L., Bartoletti, R., Mengarelli, M., BOCCIA ARTIERI, G., GEMINI, L., MAZZOLI, G., GIANNINI, L. & SCARAVELLI, G., 2010, Human Reproduction. Oxford University Press, Vol. 25. p. 267 1 p.

Social Network Data and Practices : the case of Friendfeed

Celli, F., Di Lascio, F. M. L., Magnani, M., Pacelli, B. & Rossi, L., 2010, International Conference on Social Computing, Behavioral Modeling, Prediction. Springer VS, p. 1-8 8 p.

Playing your network: gaming in social network sites

Rossi, L., 2009, Digra Conference Proceedings. Tanya, A. B. A. K. H. A. K. (ed.). Brunel University

Toward a bridge between sociocybernetics and internet studies

Giglietto, F. & Rossi, L., 2009, In: Journal of Sociocybernetics. 7, 2, p. 1-3 3 p.


European Communication Conference

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

10 Nov 201611 Nov 2016

AoIR 2016

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

5 Oct 20168 Oct 2016

3rd ISA Forum of Sociology

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

10 Jul 201614 Jul 2016

Internet Research 16.0

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

21 Oct 201524 Oct 2015

Internet Research 16.0

Luca Rossi (Workshop Chair)

21 Oct 2015

ECREA Communication and Democracy Conference

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

9 Oct 201510 Oct 2015

Protest Participation in Variable Communication Ecologies

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

24 Jun 201526 Jun 2015

International Conference on Computational Social Sciences

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

11 Jun 2015

European Communication Conference

Luca Rossi (Participant)

14 Nov 2014

27th Conference og the Nordic Sociological Association

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

14 Aug 201416 Aug 2014

Annual International Conference on Democracy as Idea and Practice

Luca Rossi (Participant)

8 Jan 2014

Internet Research 14.0: Resistance and Appropriation

Luca Rossi (Speaker)

23 Oct 201326 Oct 2013

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